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blood vessel

noun

Simple Definition of blood vessel

  • : a small tube that carries blood to different parts of a person or animal's body

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blood vessel

  1. :  any of the vessels through which blood circulates in the body

1694

First Known Use of blood vessel

1694


BLOOD VESSEL Defined for Kids

blood vessel

noun

Definition of blood vessel for Students

  1. :  an artery, vein, or capillary of the body




Medical Dictionary

blood vessel

noun

Medical Definition of blood vessel

  1. :  any of the vessels through which blood circulates in the body





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